Coronavirus information and guidance

Equality and diversity

The School of Earth and Environmental Sciences actively supports equality, diversity, and fairness. The School aims to create an inclusive professional environment, enabling all staff and students to reach their full potential. It operates under the University’s Equality and Diversity Inclusion Policy and continually reviews School policies in consultation with members of staff at all stages of their career. The School is against any kind of discrimination and harassment on any basis, including but not limited to gender, race, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation.

If you need to report or discuss any equality or diversity-related issues, please get in touch with one of the following:

If you have suggestions for the School’s action plan, please contact one of the committee members, or send an email to

Athena SWAN

Athena SWAN started with the Athena Project and the Scientific Women’s Academic Network (SWAN) advancing representation of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) in higher education. It was expanded to include arts, humanities, social sciences, business and law (AHSSBL) and now also covers professional and support staff as well as trans staff and students. Levels of the award are bronze, silver and gold.‌